Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology at UW-Stevens Point to Use Scarab Genomics's Clean Genome E. coli to Produce Isoprene

Published: Jan 19, 2011

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scarab Genomics, a leader in the development of production E. coli strains based on reduced genome technology and the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have entered into a research agreement to produce isoprene from paper and pulp mill waste streams. Isoprene can be used to manufacture aviation fuels or latex for use in rubber products.

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